Residential Re-Entry Specialist (Per Diem)

at Community Solutions, Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Company Overview
Community Solutions Inc. (CSI) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible citizenship, accountability, and well-being of individuals and families involved, or at risk of involvement, in the child welfare, juvenile justice, or criminal justice system. Since CSIs founding in 1962, it has been a pioneer in the community-based service. We have been delivering supervision, treatment, and comprehensive individualized services to help clients interact more effectively in their communities and become productive citizens. Using this plan we built the first ever halfway house in New England which has now been replicated and grown to almost 50 programs in 9 states. For over 50 years, CSI has been building upon its successful foundations and has been expanding its services to serve thousands of adults, youth, and families each year.
CSI understands clients and staff have been impacted by trauma. CSI is becoming a trauma-informed organization by hiring individuals with existing experience in trauma-informed practices as well as supporting ongoing staff development with trauma-informed practices. This will include learning to recognize symptoms of trauma and how to respond, through training starting at orientation and throughout their career at CSI. CSI is committed to systematically evaluating the integration of the trauma-informed values of safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment at all levels of the organization's policies, procedures, and structures to guard against the possibility of re-traumatization.

Program Overview
Community Solutions, Inc. is seeking a Fulltime Residential Re-Entry Specialist to work in our Residential Work Release Program located in Wilmington, DE. These are programs for state and federal work release clients who live in a congregate setting and are supported as they obtain full-time employment and meet financial and self-sufficiency goals. The programs administer assessments, monitor compliance with treatment plan goals and involve clients in direct treatment services that address their criminogenic tendencies. Random breathalyzer or urinalysis, cognitive behavioral groups, and case management assist the client in maintaining stability leading to successful discharge.

Position Overview
Report to work 15 minutes before their scheduled shift for example staff hired for the 4pm-12am shift are required to report to work by 3:45pm.
Provide update on any client issues and incidents
Verify all physical items being passed between shifts.
Ensure security of facility keys.
Conduct employment, job search and home confinement spot checks on each shift.
Conduct common area, room searches and perimeter searches as assigned and document results.
Conduct pat/pocket searches on all clients entering the facility and document results.
Confiscate any contraband found and complete incident report.
Complete house counts every hour from Midnight to 8am and every 2 hours from 8am to 10pm and document results.
Transport Clients as needed in a Company vehicle.
Conduct monthly emergency drills.
Secure urines from same sex clients and complete all required paperwork and electronic documentation.
Supervise all client visitation. Sign all visitors and contractors in and out of the facility.
Complete intake on all new arrivals prior to the end of your shift. Facilitate client orientation as assigned.
Facilitate all client movement in and out of the facility.
Monitor client's self-administration of medication.

Schedule: As needed. Minimum of one shift and one staff meeting per month.
Hourly Rate: $18.75

High School Diploma plus 4 years' experience in the social service or criminal justice field.
Education may be substituted with relevant experience on a one year for one year basis.
Strong attention to details
Valid driver's license.

Additional Benefits
401(k) Retirement savings plan with automatic enrollment and a company match of 100% up to 4% of your contribution.
Ongoing training.

CSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disability/Vet. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Community Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disabled/Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Job Posting: 1271432

Posted On: May 22, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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